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Places of Interest

  • Fort of Maharaja Tej Singh Chauhan is situated at old Mainpuri at Devi Road.
  • The Raja’s palace, The Garhi, is the major point of tourist interest in the town.
  • Modern places of attraction are Phoolbagh and Lohia Park. Phoolbagh is situated at Jail Chauraha while Lohia Park is situated at District Collectorate. Both the parks have green lawn and fountains.
  • Mainpuri is also known for Sarus Crane (Grus antigone). This elegant bird, called krouncha in India, is revered as a symbol of marital fidelity and is celebrated in myth and legend. There are estimated to be 8,000-10,000 sarus cranes in India. Two-thirds of its population resides in Karhal village anjani.

Notable Temples and Ashram
The city has some very old and popular Hindu temples. These include :

Sheetla Devi Temple, where every year during March/April, a Rural Exhibition-cum-Trade Fair is held for 20 days.

Bhimsen Mandir is an ancient Shiv temple and “Falahari Ashram” situated on Jyoti-Devi Road has very rare Statue of Goddess Durga with 18 Arms.

Chandeshwar Mandir situated on chandeshwar road, the road begins from maharaja Tej Singh chuarah, near the bridge of river Isan, and terminates on Ashram road.

On Devi road are twin Shiv Temples of Kale Mahadev and Shweat Mahadev.

Hanuman Temple situated on old Tehsil Road is visited by thousands on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Cyavan Rishi Ashram at Akbarpur Aunchha village, Mainpuri Tehsil.